On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 9:36 AM, Bob Lounsbury <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 4:43 AM, Christopher Stowasser
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I sorry, but I don't understand your answer completely. I want to give my
>> equations numbers, i.e. from (1.1), (1.2),.....to (3.3.) f. ex.. Is that the
>> purpose of the label function? If not, what function doe that?
>> To the first part of your answer. The equations I want to label are centered
>> and stand alone in their row. I centered them after writing them by using
>> the "paragraph settings".
>> To your answer Bob: I am using a mac book with Mach OS X  version 10.5.3.
>> The version of LyX I am using is LyX/Mac 1.5.5.
>> Thank you again very much for your help.
>> Greetings,
>> Chris
> Ok. I understand now. You're just not using the program correctly :-}.
> Math equations are not adjusted with 'paragraph settings'. There are
> two types of equations in LyX: Inline and Display. Inline is an
> equation that is inline with text and Display is an equation centered
> on its own line.
> To access the two types use: Insert->Math->Inline Formula or Display
> Formula. Alternatively, you can use Command->M for Inline formula and
> Command+shift->M for Display formula on MacOSX.
> You may also want to take some time to read through some of the
> documentation available in the Help menu. For instance: Help->User's
> Guide Chapter 5 or Help->Math. These issues are explained there.
> Cheers,
> /Bob

Oops, I forgot to add that Inline formula cannot be labeled whereas
Display formula can. This is why the Label button is grayed out
because you've inserted Inline formula not Display formula.


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